Skeeter and the Skidmarks


  • From Virginia.
  • Formed in 1992 by Willard Gayheart and his son-in-law, Scott Freeman.
  • Performed both bluegrass and old-time music, featuring the clawhammer banjo of Edwin Lacey.
  • 1996, released one album Hubbin It (Hay Holler).
  • Disbanded in 1997.
  • Gayheart and Freeman formed a new group, Alternate Roots.
  • Gayheart is also an accomplished pencil artist, with a gallery in Woodlawn, Virginia.
  • Lacey went to seminary and became a Presbyterian minister in Indiana.
  • 2012, Lacey and Freeman recorded a duet album called “Siamese Cousins.”